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Family Dollar Stores Reviews

Updated February 21, 2017
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  1. "Its an Okay job"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier
    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Family Dollar Stores part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    You get to know customers as regulars and they can brighten your day.

    Cons

    Not all managers are nice or helpful at all, company is constantly changing rules.

    Advice to Management

    Stop changing the rules so much.


  2. "Not feeling secure in the current climate"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Family Dollar Stores full-time

    Pros

    Awesome coworkers and caring managers

    Cons

    Doesn't seem stable (layoffs.) People are constantly resigning.


  3. "Unsafe"

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    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Memphis, TN
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Memphis, TN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Family Dollar Stores full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Very good assistant manager experience.

    Cons

    Completely unsafe! Daily armed robberies!

    Advice to Management

    Security guards, more pay!


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  5. "Store manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Family Dollar Stores full-time

    Pros

    Good to work for sometimes

    Cons

    Bad areas and low hours


  6. "Store Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Family Dollar Stores full-time

    Pros

    Fast Promotions for ambitious individuals

    Cons

    Robbed alot and business must go on

    Advice to Management

    give loss prevention whatever they need to make these stores safer.


  7. "Not great and way to much spoiling for certain workers"

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    Current Employee - ASM- Assistant Store Manager in El Paso, TX
    Current Employee - ASM- Assistant Store Manager in El Paso, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Family Dollar Stores full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Source of money . close to home and hard to get fired for some ppl . ok hours . sorry idk

    Cons

    Schedule all over the place , no right management . dont expect to move up unless someone quits or you talk with the manager after a long time

    Advice to Management

    Needs to improve


  8. "Great place to work if you have another job"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Benbrook, TX
    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Benbrook, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Family Dollar Stores full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Fun job , lots to do , and my employees were nice

    Cons

    Worst pay ever, 5.75 hr.

    Advice to Management

    Raise the minimum starting wage


  9. "Good"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bossier City, LA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bossier City, LA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    It was very good ok.

    Cons

    It was horrible though too.

    Advice to Management

    Pay more.


  10. "Store manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Family oriented. Keeps you busy your entire shift

    Cons

    District managers arent very helpful


  11. "Good"

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    Former Employee - Cashier in Phoenix, AZ
    Former Employee - Cashier in Phoenix, AZ
    Recommends

    I worked at Family Dollar Stores part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Worked with schedule . Good team members fun to work with

    Cons

    The manager was up tight and not friendly.had to move out of state family emergency and manager didn't want to transfer me although there was an opening where I was moving to

    Advice to Management

    Be more friendly to associates and not so uptight



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